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Art Toyz, the wonderful world of Design toys

Far removed from simple children’s toys, some decorative figurines are mainly aimed at adults and collectors. It’s goodbye to the traditional, rustic-looking knick-knacks on shelves. And hello to colour and originality.

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2014-10-18 architecture

New garden concepts

Design and architecture are venturing ever further into the world of plants, a living element with numerous properties.

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2014-10-11 Well-being

The "feel good" attitude

Some are choosing to no longer accept the general doom and gloom out there. They are determined to show and share their love of life. Giving themselves and others the means of...

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2014-10-04 wine

The latest in local grocery stores

France is seeing an increase in travelling salespersons. Ambassadors for local produce, they are investing in areas deserted of specialist stores.

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2014-09-27 sport

Forgotten and fictional sports

Some unlikely games are starting to enjoy something of a comeback. Long forgotten, or even fictional, there are some unusual sporting activities drawing more and more...

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2014-09-13 design

New road trip

Spacious and customisable, buses are now enjoying a new lease of life thanks to unexpected reconstructions.

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